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Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By dabac

From bottom 1/3 to mid 1/3 - Amount of slop in...

From bottom 1/3 to mid 1/3 - Amount of slop in the hinges, and stiffness in the assembly as a whole. Mid 1/3 to top 1/3 - weight, attention to detail in production. Top 1/3 - bling value, weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,143
Posted By Branko D

Pedal just to get up to speed - just go all out...

Pedal just to get up to speed - just go all out until I spin out on 50-11 (after all, going to recover downhill) - and then get in aero tuck when I spin out or go out of gas.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 9,013
Posted By genejockey

A Chemical Engineer, an Electrical Engineer, and...

A Chemical Engineer, an Electrical Engineer, and a Software Engineer are crossing Death Valley by car. Suddenly the car loses power and slows to a stop. They can't get the engine to start. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 9,013
Posted By Koyote

I've had a RD cable break (in the shifter) in...

I've had a RD cable break (in the shifter) in less than 2,000 miles, and that was on latest-gen 105. Granted, I shift a lot, since it is pretty hilly around here.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,378
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Di2 every day of the week and twice on Sunday. ...

Di2 every day of the week and twice on Sunday. No question about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,321
Posted By veganbikes

RockBros is such a sad company it is cheap...

RockBros is such a sad company it is cheap knockoff products. They couldn't even bother coming up with their own name FFS. I wouldn't trust their products to carry any of my bikes. Plus my bikes are...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,321
Posted By trekmogul

I travel the world with a seasucker and bike in...

I travel the world with a seasucker and bike in my luggage at all times. Should have already left for Sri Lanka but not allowed in still.. Here is a few shots

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,321
Posted By JohnJ80

I think this sums it up - there is engineering in...

I think this sums it up - there is engineering in how the whole thing is configured. With suction cups, I can very much see how having them offset so that no two cups ever see the same shear forces...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,321
Posted By trekmogul

Here is the top end SEASUCKER BIKE RACK and you...

Here is the top end SEASUCKER BIKE RACK and you can see how off set these cups can be adjusted to..One heck of a sweet rack..

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Psimet2001

5 seconds and google told me most of what I...

5 seconds and google told me most of what I needed to know on the specifics of Strava RE.

Assuming there is no failure on the part of your data let me try and explain something that most riders...
10-13-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,234
Posted By Ogsarg

It doesn't sound to me like they owe you anything...

It doesn't sound to me like they owe you anything from a strictly legal standpoint. Wheels are out of warranty. And I definitely disagree with suing your LBS.

Having said that, having both wheels...
10-12-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,234
Posted By 70sSanO

In thinking about this thread... OP rides...

In thinking about this thread...

OP rides over 11,000 miles without a single post or even joining BF.

Has an issue with his carbon wheelset that is not resolved and decides it's time to get...
10-12-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,926
Posted By Retro Grouch

Nope. No matter what you do you are going to get...

Nope. No matter what you do you are going to get older and eventually you will die. How do you want to enjoy your life until that happens?
10-12-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,922
Posted By Mojo31

Well, I am 63. I know my limitations and my...

Well, I am 63. I know my limitations and my expectations are reasonable.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 02:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,321
Posted By trekmogul

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x640/2afe9ad2_49fe_4fab_b7ac_6f5c3f786135_1_105_c_925db7f3183514f3359861fa242848ff6dd4258d.jpeg
Took my Seasucker to Dubai and they Hotel Car...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 02:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,321
Posted By trekmogul

You will never use it enough or keep it on the...

You will never use it enough or keep it on the vehicle long enough to damage or hurt it for sure..Just use it and enjoy as you will love it..
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,321
Posted By trekmogul

I have had one of my Seasuckers for over 10 years...

I have had one of my Seasuckers for over 10 years and never ever have I had any issues with the "RUBBER DRYING UP">..! I put $20,000.00 Bicycles on them with no reservation what so ever..

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,321
Posted By BHG6

Can't speak for that specific rack but if it's...

Can't speak for that specific rack but if it's anything like the Seasucker, it should be pretty impressive. Mine was put to the test many times at speeds considerably higher than posted speed limits...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,466
Posted By tyrion

It's refreshing to get away from the racing...

It's refreshing to get away from the racing mindset and focus solely on spending money.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,813
Posted By DOS

The Addix are narrower, but I have 25s mounted to...

The Addix are narrower, but I have 25s mounted to Hed Belgium + rims so both inflate wider than 25mm due to the wide rim (21mm internal). The addix inflate to about 27mm while the older tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,813
Posted By WhyFi

Schwalbe have stated that Addix are true to size...

Schwalbe have stated that Addix are true to size on an 19mm int width rim. My own experience, on 17mm and 23mm rims, supports this. One nice thing about the Addix is that, now that they're more true...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,813
Posted By DOS

I have been riding Schwalbe Pro Ones for almost 3...

I have been riding Schwalbe Pro Ones for almost 3 years and have been generally pleased with ride and durability. I started with the original microskin version and recently replaced a worn rear tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,069
Posted By rubiksoval

I ostensibly agree with this, and wheels were my...

I ostensibly agree with this, and wheels were my very last upgrade after 3 years of riding shallow, al wheels. They came after ensuring I had the best value helmet (in terms of max speed for a...
10-08-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,680
Posted By roadsnakes

I`m inching closer and closer to 70 years of...

I`m inching closer and closer to 70 years of age.. Riding a bicycle makes me feel like a kid again.

I ride in the same parks , around the same lagoons, surrounded by the same trees as I did when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,069
Posted By colnago62

The behavior has been allowed for so long that I...

The behavior has been allowed for so long that I am pretty sure there are people who come just to Insult and belittle someone. This behavior doesn’t seem to happen in the track forum. There are some...
10-07-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,680
Posted By CAT7RDR

If I am on the road early, the sunrises over the...

If I am on the road early, the sunrises over the San Gabriel Mtns can be epic!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By JS41989

My First Century Ride

I picked up my first road bike on June 27th. Though I’d been cycling frequently during the shutdown, I had never biked more than 19 miles on my hybrid. I set a goal after picking up my Tarmac to...
10-05-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,680
Posted By GlennR

Being outside and fresh air. It also relaxes my...

Being outside and fresh air. It also relaxes my body and mind.

In the long run it's cheaper than a therapist and taking drugs to de-stress. The physical health benefits are a plus.

And in the...
10-05-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,680
Posted By Maelochs

I like the part where I ride a bike. ...

I like the part where I ride a bike.

Cycling, in other words.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,610
Posted By MoAlpha

I agree, but in those pursuits there are better...

I agree, but in those pursuits there are better data, and usually a consensus, on the effect of upgrades. Everyone has more money than you do and they don't criticize you for spending "boat units,"...
10-05-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,680
Posted By Koyote

"What Do You Enjoy the Most About Cycling?" ...

"What Do You Enjoy the Most About Cycling?"


The cold beer afterwards.
10-05-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,680
Posted By indyfabz

Not waving at other cyclists.

Not waving at other cyclists.
10-03-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,173
Posted By Rolla

As I approach another rider, I just cough really...

As I approach another rider, I just cough really loud and wheeze and spit. They always give me a wide berth.
10-01-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,783
Posted By John_V

The problem with fixed mirrors is vibration....

The problem with fixed mirrors is vibration. While some are better than others at reducing vibration, the problem is always there. The problem I found with helmet and eye glass mirrors (I've used...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,652
Posted By MoAlpha

I'll see all of you in the virtual parking lot!

I'll see all of you in the virtual parking lot!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,652
Posted By tomato coupe

I haven't posted in this thread, but can I get on...

I haven't posted in this thread, but can I get on the list? I just made parole and I could use all the street cred I can get.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,416
Posted By MaxKatt

Please. As every rider knows, other studies have...

Please. As every rider knows, other studies have shown even a trained chimp can distinguish between aluminum and titanium. Quality aluminum, of course.

And before some geezer asks, "yes" those...
09-29-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By CAT7RDR

True. Then, there are the naysayers in the family...

True. Then, there are the naysayers in the family that do not exercise, get fat, take meds, die early and pontificate on all the bad aspects about cyclists. This just makes me want to get away from...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,952
Posted By datlas

I am afraid it's a roadie dark age because of...

I am afraid it's a roadie dark age because of angry drivers on the road. I hope not.
09-29-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By Milton Keynes

Darn, lots of old farts here.

Darn, lots of old farts here.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,652
Posted By jadocs

Re: Stages dual side crank PM I agree with...

Re: Stages dual side crank PM

I agree with all the information above. Aside from the studies showing the inaccuracy of the drive side due to the how Shimano designs their cranks....I have a buddy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,652
Posted By datlas

Plus, that gives you a handy-dandy excuse for...

Plus, that gives you a handy-dandy excuse for cycling mediocrity. Got one for me??

Back on topic, I agree that the dual sided data is probably not actionable so of very little value other than...
09-28-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Steve B.

I hold my breath every time I start my...

I hold my breath every time I start my Garmin......
09-27-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By wgscott

This is why I use my MacBook Air as a cycling...

This is why I use my MacBook Air as a cycling computer. It just works.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19,716
Views: 4,210,466
Posted By mattcalifornia

New saddle. Fizik Antares Versus Evo R1 Adaptive....

New saddle. Fizik Antares Versus Evo R1 Adaptive. Ridiculous name, but we'll see how it rides. Seems good after one short ride. I didn't realize I needed to buy different hardware to attach it to my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19,716
Views: 4,210,466
Posted By TheGBKid

I've been wanting to do this for a LONG time. ...

I've been wanting to do this for a LONG time. First new bike since 2012 Fuji - A 2021 BMC SLR01 Four

Oval Concepts 43Oval Concepts 438, steel rail...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,932
Posted By prj71

Or go tubeless and look at pinch flats in the...

Or go tubeless and look at pinch flats in the rear view mirror.
09-23-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,038
Posted By hedonist222

as mentioned above I don't have the luxury of a...

as mentioned above
I don't have the luxury of a private track
These days people are engrossed with mobile phones
It's not farfetched that someone haphazardly migrates out of their lane

I'm not...
09-22-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,267
Posted By vespasianus

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine...

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine posts?
09-22-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,122
Posted By Hypno Toad

There are so, so, so many threads addressing this...

There are so, so, so many threads addressing this topic.

I ride roughly 5,000 miles every year, for decades, mostly roads, all seasons ... I have zero collisions with cars [/knocking on wood]. My...
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